Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Through the month of December

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If you have a bookworm on your holiday shopping list, stop by the Red River County Public Library to fill their stocking. Every day through the end of the year, you will be able to buy a large bag of books for $5.

Shoppers will find a lot of general fiction and mysteries, and non-fiction books are being added throughout the month.


The library is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. On Tuesday, the library is open 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-5 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Books may be purchased any time the library is open.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Databases put resources at your fingertips

Your Red River County Public Library card gives you free access to a world of information through our TexShare Databases. You have access to more than 27,000 journals, more than 171,000 ebooks, and more than 15 million images, videos, and interactive resources.

There are databases on: genealogy and history, general reference, health and medicine, science and technology and resources for K-12, legal and literature. You can find the entire list at: https://texshare.net/gs.php Call the library at 903.427.3991 for a password. Use of these databases is FREE to holders of Red River County Public Library patrons.

Here are just a few of  the databases available to you:



Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive resource of full-text academic journals, videos, reports and books on dozens of subjects ranging from anthropology, chemistry and culture to law, women studies and zoology.




Credo Complete Core Collection is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from more than 1,000 full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks and current events resources, as well as more than 500,000-plus images and audio files and more than 1,000 videos.

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty.


HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos and audio files.


The SciTech Premium Collection includes the National Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more.